War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 1040 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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HDQRS. ARTILLERY BRIGADE, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

September 26, 1864.

Captain JOHN N. CRAIG,

Asst. Adjt. General, Artillery Hdqrs., Army of the Potomac:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report no changes in the enemy's lines observed or reported during the past twenty-four hours. In compliance with orders the following changes in the position if the light batteries were made last night: Burton's battery was withdrawn from the works on the right of the plank road and posted as follows: Two pieces in Fort McGilvery and two in Battery C; one piece of Parsons's battery withdrawn from Fort Meiked and posted in Battery 18, White's battery withdrawn from Battery 16 and posted, two pieces in fort Haskell and two in Battery 11; two pieces of Ricketts' battery from Battery 11 to Fort Stedman; two pieces of McKnight battery from Battery 8 to Battery 9; one piece of Roder's battery from Battery 8 to Fort McGilvery.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. M. EDGELL,

Captain, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

September 26, 1864.

Captain H. H. BINGHAM,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Army Corps:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report the garrisons and commanding officers of the forts assigned to this division, as follows: Fort McGilvery, 3000 men, Major George W. Scott, Sixty-first New York Volunteers; Fort Stedman, 300 men, Captain J. F. Weaver, One hundred and forty-eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers. The river is picketed from the right of the line of works by 260 men, toward the right. I have this morning moved the headquarters of this division to the Jordan house.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

NELSON A. MILES,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

September 26, 1864.

Captain H. H. BINGHAM,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Army Corps:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to request that the Ninth Corps relieve my pickets to the Jerusalem plank road, it being a good dividing line, and I now have no troops to the left of said road with the exception of Fort Sedgwick which extends across the road, and are not subject to picket detail.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. MOTT,

Brevet Major-General of Volunteers.